1926 USC Trojans football team

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1926 USC Trojans football
USC Trojans logo.svg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1926 record 8–2 (5–1 PCC)
Head coach Howard Jones (2nd season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Stanford $ 4 0 0     10 0 1
USC 5 1 0     8 2 0
Oregon Agricultural 4 1 0     7 1 0
Washington State 4 1 0     6 1 0
Washington 3 2 0     8 2 0
Oregon 1 4 0     2 4 1
Idaho 1 4 0     3 4 1
Montana 0 4 0     3 5 0
California 0 5 0     3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1926 USC Trojans football team represented the University of Southern California (USC) in the 1926 college football season. In their second year under head coach Howard Jones, the Trojans compiled an 8–2 record (5–1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 317 to 52.[1] The season featured the first game in the Notre Dame–USC football rivalry; Notre Dame won by a 13 to 12 score in Los Angeles.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 25 Whittier* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles W 74–0   15,300
October 2 Santa Clara* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles W 42–0   27,400
October 9 Washington State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles W 16–7   34,700
October 16 Occidental* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles W 28–6   22,000
October 23 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California W 27–0   72,000
October 30 Stanford Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles L 12–13   78,500
November 11 at Oregon Agricultural Multnomah StadiumPortland, Oregon W 17–7   26,000
November 20 Idaho Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles W 28–6   17,400
November 25 Montana Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles W 61–0   18,600
December 4 Notre Dame*dagger Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles (Jeweled Shillelagh) L 12–13   74,378
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Southern California Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Southern California vs. Notre Dame". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 20, 2015.